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Bruce Alexander Atkins

Bruce Alexander Atkins, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1976, Texas 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th and 5th circuits) 1977, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1982, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1983. Earl Warren Legal Training fellow Earl Warren Foundation, 1973-1976.

Background

  • Atkins, Bruce Alexander was born on July 3, 1948 in Newport News, Virginia, United States. Son of Alexander and Clara Belle (Parker) Atkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor with high honors, Hampton Institute, 1969. Juris Doctor, University Virginia, 1976.

    Career

    • Attorney Gulf Oil Corporation, Atlanta, Houston, 1976-1985. Associate general counsel TransAmerican Natural Gas corporation, 1985-1986. Senior associate Wood, Lucksinger & Epstein, 1986-1988.

      Private practice Houston, since 1988. Visiting professor National Urban League, Texas and Louisiana, 1981-1984. Chairman creditors commission Continental Airlines, Inc., Houston, 1984, Hill Petroleum Company, Houston, 1984.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1976, Texas 1979, United States Court Appeals (4th and 5th circuits) 1977, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States District Court (northern district) Georgia 1977, United States District Court (southern district) Texas 1982, United States District Court (northern district) New York 1983.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Texas Collections Manual. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Conference faculty University Houston Law Foundation Captain United States Army, 1969-1973. Member Houston Bar Association, Houston Lawyers Association, Raveneaux Club (Spring, Texas).

    Connections

    • Children: Alexandra Patrice, Brandon Jarod. Married Marilyn S. Richardson, April 10, 1991.
    • father: Alexander Atkins
    • mother: Clara Belle (Parker) Atkins
    • spouse: Marilyn S. Richardson
    • children: Alexandra Patrice Atkins
    • Brandon Jarod Atkins
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    Born July 3, 1948
    (age 69)
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